Education is at the heart of every issue. The Education Working Group works collaboratively to promote key education policy priorities, take strong and effective action, and create a global impact on every vital issue within the global engagement process. The Working Group emphasizes that access to quality education is a human right and essential to empowering people and advancing human capabilities, as well as fostering inclusive, prosperous and peaceful societies.
Paola Berbeglia is a scientific coordinator and consultant of the Lazio Region Labour Department for regional programmes financed by the AMIF Fund, which aims at improving the social and professional inclusion of migrants, especially women and youth. After working on Development Education in CONCORD for many years, Paola was elected to the Board in June 2018 with a mandate from CONCORD Italia (Italian National Platform).
Paola is an anthropologist with a PhD in Experimental Pedagogy, an expert in intercultural processes and an activist promoting a popular and civic Europe.
Sara Almuhaideb is Executive Director of Almuhaidib Social Foundation, which she established in 2015. The foundation institutionalizes the various social, charity and philanthropic initiatives of Al Muhaidib Group. The Foundation’s focus today has expanded into child development initiatives with special focus for children with disabilities.
She started her career as a banker with Saudi British bank focusing on Corporate Banking in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, then relocated to the HSBC regional headquarters in Dubai as a relationship manager working with Corporateclients in mid-market segment.
In addition, she is a member of Sharqiyah’s Business Women Executive Council, the advisory board member at Dhahran Ahliyya school and a member of the Eastern province municipality friends and a member in the Family Business Network.